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?African Americans are more likely than the public at large to use the Internet to look for a job, and particularly when it comes to using mobile devices and social media for that purpose...?
CWA President Larry Cohen yesterday wrote to the FCC urging that the upcoming spectrum auction be, ?... an open and competitive auction in which every carrier and any other qualified bidder can participate equally on a level playing field.?
In its Q3 2013 Verizon Earnings Conference Call, Verizon confirmed the end of its tech venture with cable companies, while it continues to add FiOS subscribers.
In two linked actions in the New York area, Verizon seems determined to give customers worse, not better service ? and consumers aren?t happy.
The much-heralded federal incentive spectrum auction is threatened by T-Mobile and Sprint demands that bidding by AT&T and Verizon be limited. This is wrong, says Duke University economist Leslie Marx.
Fifty-nine members of the New York State Assembly sent a letter to the state?s Public Service Commission (PSC), urging that the PSC "... order Verizon to immediately cease attempts to pressure customers to adopt its Voice Link service.?
The FCC proposed that in the wake of natural and man-made widespread disasters, wireless carriers must publicly disclose the percentage of cell sites which remain operational.
The United Nations? International Telecommunications Union issued a new report on broadband worldwide. Unfortunately, it determines that the U.S. ranks 24th in percentage of residents who use the Internet.
According to the latest Pew research on the subject, 91 percent of Americans own a cell phone and nearly two-thirds of them use those phones to go online ? a seven percent jump since the same time in 2012.
According to Jason Fuhrman, Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers: Improved telecommunications infrastructure, particularly fast and widely-accessible wired and wireless broadband networks, enables synergistic technological advances in business, healthcare, education, public safety, entertainment, and more.